Asian Languages and Cultures

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Asian Humanities

Major preparation requirements

  • two years of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino/Tagalog, Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, or Vietnamese
  • One course from the following:
    • Asian civilization
    • Introduction to Buddhism
    • Introduction to Asian religions

Asian Religions

Major preparation requirements

  • Two years of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino/Tagalog, Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, or Vietnamese; or one year of Sanskrit
  • One course in introduction to Buddhism or introduction to Asian religions

Chinese, Japanese, or Korean

Major preparation requirements

  • Two years of the selected language
  • One accompanying civilization course

Required by end of spring before transfer:

  • One year of college level Asian language OR at least one year of high school in which the primary language of instruction was an Asian language

NOTE: Completion of two years of college level foreign language is strongly preferred.



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